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Address: Baselstrasse 101, Riehen 4125, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 61-645-97-00
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Always worth the trip to Riehen

I have been to this superb museum several times over the years, this time I came for Gauguin. I felt that the exhibition was well-curated, but I am certainly no expert. There are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Munich, Germany
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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I have been to this superb museum several times over the years, this time I came for Gauguin. I felt that the exhibition was well-curated, but I am certainly no expert. There are also many ways to find out more about Gauguin and his works (audioguides, guided tours, leaflets and interactive displays), so educating yourself is easy and quite enjoyable.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We visited the Gauguin exhibition. Although there were lots of people, it is definitely worth visiting. Some of their interactive books with pages filled with content and images projected from the ceiling is quite a surprising experience. The permanent exhibition is also interesting.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

museum was extremely busy on the day we visited as they have a special exhibiton on. Its located about 20 minutes from Basel but the tram drops you off right outside. Its 28 francs to get in but is half price to basel card holders (you also get free tram/buses and is good value as a lot the other museums... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We decided to visit the well curated, Paul Gauguin exhibition at the Beyeler Foundaton. What a pleasant surprise. It was a rainy, cold day and being inside this beautiful contemporary facility, looking at the Gauguin paintings while the rain was falling on the pond surrounding the exhibit room was a moment to remember. We had lunch in the restaurant and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

It would be worth visiting just to see Monet's water lilies with the water lilies in the pond outside the window, but many other curated special exhibitions as well as the remainder of the standing exhibitions are wonderful!!!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Went to see the Gauguin exhibit which runs thru June 2015 in thei simpressive Renzo Piano museum built to house the impressive collection of the Beyeler famiy, one of the most important and impressive in Europe. Have a walk in the garden as well where you can admire a beautiful Calder or Elswoth Kelly sculpture.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I loved not only the museum - although the art is formidable, and they also had a Gauguin exhibition (I believe it goes until June - http://www.fondationbeyeler.ch/en/Home) - but also the surroundings, and the park. The entrace is a bit pricey - 27E, but it is worth. You can walk around pretty much anywhere in Riehen, and you can catch... More 

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Brilliant! many people but still able to appreciate the extraordinary Gaguin paintings! Also possible to take sometimes pictures of certain paintings.Even the gards are kind! Exhibition of the year, if not more!!

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Went to see Paul Gauguin Exhibition recently and enjoyed every second, the building is great for art exhibitions and you simply have to pay it a visit... Right now there's also art from Peter Doig which was absolutely amazing...

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is the second time I visited this museum -it is absolutely worth the trip if you are in Switzerland or south Germany. The architecture is amazing, and their exhibitions TOP quality. Tram 6 stops in front of it. GO!

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